September 21, 2017

An effort at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to enhance clinical decision making through cross-departmental collaboration and effective use of diagnostics has improved patient care and saved the institution more than $1 million in 2016, VUMC officials reported this week. Read more...

Dedicated volunteers help drive Flulapalooza's success; this year's event is Sept. 27


The floors are in, the tent is up, the vaccine and supplies are stocked and the volunteers are ready for the annual 12-hour vaccination marathon known as Flulapalooza, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27. Read more...

Open Enrollment is passive this year


Open Enrollment for 2018 benefits is right around the corner. Just a reminder, Open Enrollment is passive this year, which means your 2017 benefits, except for flexible spending accounts, will automatically roll over to 2018 unless you want to make changes. Read more...

Ed Asner and VUMC's Jay Smith share stage at Franklin Theatre


Legendary actor Ed Asner shared the stage with Vanderbilt's Joseph (Jay) Smith Jr., M.D., at the Franklin Theatre Saturday night after Asner performed his sold-out show "A Man and His Prostate." Read more...

"VUMC Voice:" Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician puts knowledge to work in figure competitions


She started competing as a cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy, continued to do so while serving in the military and didn't stop for medical school. From "VUMC Voice," the magazine for the Medical Center community. Read more...